Aalto Networking Platform

Networking at Aalto

Aalto Networking Platform

The Aalto Networking Platform initiative promotes cross-disciplinary actions in Aalto University’s seven key research areas. We bring together experts in science, technology, arts and business, across departments, supporting collaboration both inside and outside of Aalto.

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About us

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Platform services for Aalto community

Events and service support for the Aalto academic community

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Mission and vision

Our key activities focus on bringing researchers together and supporting multi- and cross-disciplinary initiatives

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Highlights

Featured stories, events, and other content by the Aalto Networking Platform.

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Health Talks: Brain Imaging for Improved Research and Therapies

Experts in brain imaging and brain therapies discuss new software, AI, and medical device technologies.

Events
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Advanced Energy Project Course Gala 2022

This gala is the culmination of the Aalto Advanced Energy Project (AEP) course, where Energy Engineering MSc student teams carry out projects for external companies.

Events
Hologram at the Aalto's Product Design Project Gala. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Make your research or project visible to the public and decision-makers: Application for Designs for a Cooler Planet 2023 now open

Our theme is Invisible – what don't we see even though we should? We're bringing together the most radically creative projects and work from our Aalto community, so come along!

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Key research areas

Learn more about activities in the seven key research areas of Aalto University.

Key Research Area: Advanced energy solutions

The main focus in energy research and teaching are energy sciences, multidisciplinary energy technologies, and sustainable energy solutions.

View of Helsinki by night. Photo by Ioannis Koulousis.

Key Research Area: Arts and design knowledge-building

Art and creativity enable looking at the grand challenges of our time from a new perspective. Look past the imaginable and join us in changing the world in art and design knowledge building.

In Tension 4 Photo by_ Eeva Suorlahti

Key Research Area: ICT and digitalisation

Digital technologies like AI and 5G cut through the whole society, from education to medicine and economics.

Aalto X Reality Keynote PiP by Matti Ahlgren

Key Research Area: Global business dynamics

Research related to global economy dynamics is carried out in the areas of business, economics, and industrial engineering and management.

General image of people gathered at Slush startup event, photo by Mikko Raskinen

Key Research Area: Health and wellbeing

Health and wellbeing focus areas include biomedical engineering, neuroscience, biomaterials, digital health, and health management and design.

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Key Research Area: Human-centred living environments

Research in this area aims to understand how individuals experience their physical environment and how art, spaces, buildings and communities can enhance it.

Kokoon modular living system is made of wood. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo

Key Research Area: Materials and sustainable use of natural resources

Materials research ranges from physics, nanotechnology, mechanics, performance and design to biomaterials and sustainable resource use.

An abstract composition of different metals and forms.

Related events

All upcoming events related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

Beyond the Bio-Bubble event
Online event, Lectures and seminars

Beyond the Bio-Bubble - Solutions for a circular forest bioeconomy

FinnCERES and UNITE Flagships are organizing a hybrid event introducing the latest R&D in circular forest bioeconomy on Nov 30 in Brussels.
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Lectures and seminars

Creative Technologies

The series of seminars focusing on creative technologies started in Autumn 2022 at Aalto University.
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Online event

Health Talks: Brain Imaging for Improved Research and Therapies

Experts in brain imaging and brain therapies discuss new software, AI, and medical device technologies.
Two photos from last year's AEP Gala event
Online event, Lectures and seminars

Advanced Energy Project Course Gala 2022

This gala is the culmination of the Aalto Advanced Energy Project (AEP) course, where Energy Engineering MSc student teams carry out projects for external companies.
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Related news

All news related to the Aalto Networking Platform.

Feedback controlled hydrogels. Picture: Ikkala lab / Aalto University and Priimägi lab / Tampere University
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A life-inspired system dynamically adjusts to its environment

The system regulates its own temperature in response to environmental disturbances
An illustrated book with model wearing summery outfit lays on colourful textiles surface
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DIALOGUES – Creating New Textile Futures exhibition in Dipoli Gallery

The exhibition features research projects and student works related to textiles at Aalto University.
A person wearing a shirt that says "build like an entrepreneur" sitting in class, in front of a drawing
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Explore how art can meet entrepreneurship in an exhibition by Aalto students

Final submissions of the Art, Life and Entrepreneurship course by Aalto Ventures Program will be exhibited in the Väre lobby from 29.11.
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150 years of higher architectural education in Finland

University-level teaching of architecture in Finland dates back to 1872.
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